|Subject||RE: [firebird-support] Down time|
|Author||Ann W. Harrison|
At 05:46 PM 7/30/2004, you wrote:
> > The reason for my question is MySQL's "cluster" support.Right. What's a couple powers of ten among friends.
> > My reading of it is that their "clusters" have nothing to
> > do with what used to be called clusters - groups of
> > machines that share disk but not memory. The MySQL site
> > claims that their clusters give "high availability" aka
> > "5 nines". Looking more closely, "5 nines" means 99.999%
> > up time. Sounds good. 0.001% of a week is 10 minutes.
>hate to be a pedant but it's more like 6 secs by my calculator